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Feb 3, 2013 11:10pm PST
sat down with scott kelley before the super bowl today. obama applauded the steps the nfl is taking to make the game safer. >> i feel differently about the nfl. these are grown men. they're well compensated. they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about, you know, the pipeline. pop warner, high school, college, i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer and that means that the game's probably going to evolve a little bit. >> he discussed a number of issues today and also spoke about the boy scouts and that he believes they should allow gays to be members. he said the scouts promote young people, giving them lifelong leadership training and opportunities and that everyone who wants to should have the opportunity to be a part of that organization. >>> officials at the boy scouts announced last week they are considering changing their long-standing ban on gays to a policy to let troops make their own decisions on the issue. gay rights activists praised last week's announcement while some conservative church groups expressed al
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
in tomorrow's state of the union address. experts say president obama is likely to lay out proposals to create more jobs. but gun control is sure to be tested by the president, as well. a survivor of the sandy hook shootings will be in the gallery, along with gun rights advocates. >>> apple ceo, tim cook, will be next to mrs. obama during the address. you can watch the state of the union address, right here on nbc bay area tomorrow. it will be at 6:00. it will follow nbc bay area news at 5:00. we'll have expert analysis on the speech, at 11:00. >>> he's an armed guard of sorts. an alligator uncovered inside a bay area home. that's not all a couple was hiding inside. >>> it's really a question of accountability. right now, the system doesn't provide accountability for the folks who are the bad actors. >> the investigator unit exposed an inspection system that keeps health violations a secret from you. a new fight to make sure you know what's going on inside your favorite eatery. >>> he went underground or under water. a possible explanation in chris dorner's escape. >>> the desperate
Feb 10, 2013 11:10pm PST
slacks. >>> tuesday night, president obama will deliver his state of the union address. nbc's peter alexander reports that the economy will be the president's major theme. heading into his fifth annual address, they say mr. obama will focus on jobs and the economy, echoing familiar themes about strenght the strengthening the middle class. >> oefsh economy grows when everybody is getting a fair shot and shake. >> reporter: he will emphasize the value of spending on education to give americans the skill they need. infrastructure like roads, research, including clean energy technology and manufacturing. the inauguration was more about the underdog. if this is about people that have already made it but the american dream is fading and he's got their backs. >> reporter: adding to the urgency of tuesday's speech, the looming zi sequester deadlines that from march 1th in across the board cuts are start to take effect. >> it couldn't have any more self-inflicted wonds. the economy is pose r poised to take off. >> reporter: the president warning those cuts could cause a huge blow to the econ
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
new law to implicate president obama's health care overhaul. our investigative unit found it likely won't drive down any of the health care costs. but that's not all. investigative reporter stephen stock discovered major flaws in the current way costs here in california are reported to customers. stephen? >> reporter: raj, under current california law, anyone can get a list of prices for hospital services. what it cost you for an emergency room visit, for instance. it's called the payer's bill of rights and it's intended to give you information about the cost of your health care. but we discovered a wildly inaccurate and broken system, one that makes it almost impossible for you to really know exactly how much you're going to pay for that hospital visit. in a perfect world, health experts say, finding and getting the best deal at the hospital should be like going to buy a car. >> what you end up paying is a bargaining thing between your skill as a consumer and the car dealer's skill as a seller. >> reporter: try doing that at any bay area hospital and you'll find a wide variation in
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